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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
To stop smoking is the easiest thing I ever did. I ought to know; I've done it a thousand times.
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.
It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.
A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time.
Habit is stronger than reason.
The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.
Habit is a form of exercise
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
Never permit failure to become a habit.
Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.
Make good habits and they will make you.
Habits change into character.
The chains of habit are generally too week to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken.
We must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can...in the acquisition of a new habit, we must take car to launch ourselves with as strong and decided initiative as possible. Never suffer an exception to occur till the new habit is securely rooted in your life.
Cultivate only the habits that you are willing should master you.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
The greatest people will be those who possess the best capacities, cultivated with the best habits.
Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.
Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
As a twig is bent the tree inclines.
Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.
Successful people are simply those with success habits.
You were not born with the habit of brushing your teeth. With persistent action, over a period of time, you developed the habit. Now, I'll bet you would never consider going a week without brushing.
Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.
Good habits result from resisting temptation.
The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
Habit is thus the enormous fly-wheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone is what keeps us all within the bounds of ordinance, and saves the children of fortune from the envious uprisings of the poor.
The phrases that men hear or repeat continually, end by becoming convictions and ossify the organs of intelligence.
First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they'll eventually conquer you.